Oct 6, 2012 9:00am EDT
points. >> political points is what mitt romney was going for while talking to voters in virginia. >> the president calls his policies going forward. i call them forewarned. >> the unemployment rate fell because people gave up. >> when i'm president of the united states -- that unemployment rate is going to come down not because people are giving up and dropping out of the work force. we're creating more jobs. >> on social media, some conservatives accuse the obama administration of doctoring the jobs numbers. jack welch wrote, unbelievable job numbers. the chicago guys will do anything, can't debate? they'll change the numbers. >> it's lead yous to hear that statement. >> the secretary of labor denies any political motivation, saying the numbers are real. so while romney launches tv ads promising to do better than president obama. >> i have a detailed floon create 12 million new jobs. >> obama is celebrating this report. >> this country has come to far. >> a bench mark proves america is on the right track. >> economists say the number of new jobs being created is still not enough to sign
Oct 20, 2012 5:00am EDT
tighter than ever. frustrated with what he says mitt romney's shifting positions on key issues, president obama unleashed some standup comedy. 11 news steve handlesman has the latest from washington. >> in northern virginia, president obama voeked his opponent has a condition. >> i think it's called romnesia. >> accusing mitt romney of swerving to the middle to trick women. >> in a debate you say i don't know anything about giving tax cuts to rich folks. take your temperature because you probably got romnesia. here is the good news. obama care covers preexisting conditions! >> you got big laughs, but obama's support in this fourth biggest battleground state has dropped. he's tied here with romney, whose campaign said women haven't forgotten how they've suffered for four years. two new polls show former governor romney ahead nationally. two show ties. the abc marist survey shows romney trailing in midwest states he needs to win. >> that's the problem. >> the last debate looms monday in florida. libya is sure to be an issue. team obama denying for days it was a terrorist attack.
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> it's one of several scenarios facing president obama and grand rapids. >> you could have romney winning the popular vote but losing the electoral vote. >> 270 electoral votes are needed to clinch the presidency but in another hypothetical, george condon says both candidates could fall short. >> if you have the right combination of states breaking, you could have an electoral vote tie of 269-269. >> that would leave the decision up to conditioning. >> we start pushing into relatively unknown territory of the house of representatives the president. >> if the house keeps its republican majority, mitt romney be favored to win the white house but the senate elects the vice president and if that stays in democrats' hands, joe paterno -- jacoby brissett would probably be their pick. a romney-biden administration? most say it's unlikely but not out of the realm of possibility. >> new york mayor and john's hopkins university graduate michael bloomberg stood along with mayor stephanie rawlings-blake and governor o'malley in support of the same-sex marriage act. >> we are a few days away f
Oct 6, 2012 5:00am EDT
. >> political points is exactly what mitt romney was going for while talking to voters in virginia. >> this president calls his policies going forward. i call his policies for warned. >> romney said the unemployment rate fell because people gave up. >> when i'm president of the united states, that employment rate is gonna come down not because people are giving up and dropping out of the work force, but because we're creating more jobs. >> on social media, some accuse the president obama administration of doctoring the jobs numbers. former general electric ceo jack welsh wrote, these chicago guys will do anything. can't debate? change the numbers. >> it's ludicrous to hear that statement. >> secretary of labor denies any political motivation, saying the numbers are real. while romney launches tv ads promising to do better than president obama -- >> i have a detailed plan to create 12 million new jobs. >> -- obama is celebrating this report. >> this country has come too far to turn back now. >> a bench mark, he says, proves america is on the right track. economists say the number of new jobs